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Monitor
2010-09-13 13:13:59

A monitor (also referred to as a visual display unit) is an electronic visual display for computers. The monitor encompasses the display device, circuitry, and an enclosure. The display device in contemporary monitors is usually a thin film transistor liquid crystal display thin panel, while older monitors use a cathode ray tube. At first, computer monitors were used for data processing and...

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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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